2010 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA
Open Thurs. - Sun.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
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This book, which has recently been reprinted, is the TRUE story of a pioneer fighting to save his ranch in a beautiful California valley as told by Senator Henry Lynch. It includes transcripts of the handwritten 1872 trial records and the "Petitions for Pardon" from San Quentin.
E.M. Root and H. Blythe are the researchers and editors of this 132-page paperback, which sells for $18, including sales tax.
There will be a book signing for this book and others at the
Pioneer Museum, 2010 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles,
Sunday, December 8, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Other local authors and their books . . .
Clifford Tucker—Paso Robles, California: 1930-1950;
When Highway 101 Ran Through My Hometown
Les Rougeot—The Man from Indian Valley;
The Legend of Lester Rougeot
Andrea Hobbs and Milene Radford—Images of America: Paso Robles
Karen Moench—Tales from the Homestead
Ernie Morris—Western Vaquero author and artist
The purpose of Pioneer Day in 1931
was to thank the area ranchers and farmers for their
business during the difficult years of the Depression.
Their produce helped to keep the local economy going.
The merchants closed their doors for the day and
invited the farmers and ranchers to come to town
and enjoy lunch in the park. The tradition has
continued with a free bean feed in the downtown city
park, following a parade on Spring Street that begins
at 10:00 a.m.
Some of the special activities that have taken place at
past Open House events . . . enjoying the music,
watching wool spinning and wheat weaving,
listening to small gasoline engines, practicing cowboy
skills --- roping a stationary target and branding
a block of wood, seeing the huge Jeanesville Pump
and viewing the tractors that were driven through the
May 3 and 4, 2014
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Santa Lucia Rockhounds will be holding their Annual Rockhound Roundup, a rock, gem and mineral show, at the Pioneer Museum and Pioneer Park, 2010 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles. There will be dealers, exhibits, drawing prizes, youth activities, food and fun for all. Free admission. For more information contact Dale at (805) 226-0719 or Richard at (805) 467-2966.
Enjoy our skilled carving demonstrations every
2nd Saturday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Watch woodcarving by members of the
California Carvers Guild.
Visitors are welcome and informal instruction
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